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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Saturday, June 18, 1983

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { G J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,275
Across
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"___ a man with . . . " : IMET
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One more time : ANEW
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Developers' concerns : SITES
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Went like sixty : TORE
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Handle a problem : COPE
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"___ Love Has Gone," 1964 song : WHERE
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Lyricist born June 18, 1913 (all pop songs herein are his) : SAMMYCAHN
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Golfer with an army : ARNIE
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Verboten : TABOO
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Galley word : STET
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Retreat : DEN
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Lake Albert group : LURI
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"Playing ___," Hochman book : TAHOE
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Furnishes : AFFORDS
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Infested : OVERRAN
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Panache : FLARE
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Photographer James Wong ___ : HOWE
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Vapor: Comb. form : ATMO
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Couperin's "Le Tic-___-choc" : TOC
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Musical finales : CODAS
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Hudson rival : REO
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Prill and mispickel : ORES
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Is contrite : RUES
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Reads meter : SCANS
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Dicer's seven : NATURAL
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Sashay : TRAIPSE
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Erect : ONEND
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Produce interest : EARN
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Gridiron "zebra" : REF
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Gumshoes : TECS
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Loses color : FADES
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Instrument for Stern : AMATI
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Hit song of 1957 (Academy Award) : ALLTHEWAY
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Kitchen device : RICER
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NASCAR event : RACE
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Custer's last major : RENO
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Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
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Bedouin chief : EMIR
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"Let It ___ . . . ," 1945 song : SNOW
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"___ Magic," 1948 song : ITS
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Castle protection : MOAT
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Writer Bombeck : ERMA
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Earthquake : TEMBLOR
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Harmony : ACCORD
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Ship that picked up Glenn : NOA
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Williams team : EPHS
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"All That Love ___," 1972 song : WENTTOWASTE
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Enclose : SWATHE
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Her, in Hamburg : IHR
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Hit song of 1955, with "The" : TENDERTRAP
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Jay Gould's railroad: 1867–72 : ERIE
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Witnessed : SEEN
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"Because ___ Mine," 1951 song : YOURE
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Sidewall protections : EAVES
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Hit song of 1944 : ISHOULDCARE
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Domesday Book money : ORA
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River celebrated by Burns : AFTON
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Plant life : FLORA
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Song from a 1953 film : FACETOFACE
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Ratifies : AMENS
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Springe part : NOOSE
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Serenata : ODE
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Bustard's kin : CRANE
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Realm of Helios : SUN
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Miles or Vaughan : SARAH
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Ella of comics : CINDERS
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Call it a day : RETIRE
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Ceiling beam : RAFTER
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___ avis : RARA
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Conductor Cooper : EMIL
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Goren coup : SLAM
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Gershwin biographer : EWEN
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" . . . in corpore ___" : SANO
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Hamilton bill : TEN
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W.W. II boat : LCI
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"Whoopee!" : YOW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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